Wednesday, May 21, 2014

1961 Profile: Billy Atkins

Safety-Kicker
No. 20
Auburn
"The most active of all pro punters in '60 was Birmingham's Billy Atkins whose 89 boots totaled 3,468 yards. Booting Billy, 26, was first exposed to pro fire as a 49er and turned in a creditable job as a defensive back. As a Bill he intercepted five passes and also tallied 45 points on 27 extra points and six field goals."

-1961 Pro Football Handbook

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